Several years along, the best guess is that she learned his name during the twenty-four years of their "last night together" spent at the Singing Towers of Darillium , as shown at the end of The Husbands of River Son
In The Name of the Doctor, Matt Smith's Time Lord told Clara he had chosen the name 'the Doctor' as a promise – a promise never to be cruel or cowardly; to never give up, and never give in. Famously, he refused to use the title during the Time War, feeling his actions didn't live up to the promis
The Doctor arrives and says that is impossible. As he returns his attention to the present, Anita asks him what River whispered in his ear earlier. She reminds him that she's about to die, and so his secret is "safe" with her.
River meets the Doctor for her first time in "Silence in the Library"/"Forest of the Dead". She either recognizes him because she knows him so well and his personality is pretty much unrecognizable, regardless of his face. She may also have met him later in his timeline, yet earlier in her
Is Theta Sigma the Doctor's real name? Theta Sigma was the Doctor's unique nickname when he was studying at the Time Lord Academy on Gallifrey. Although this identified the Doctor from all the other Time Lords at the academy, the Seventh Doctor (Sylvester McCoy) dismisses it as just a nickname in The Happiness Patro
The real name of the Doctor in Doctor Who has been revealed as Mildred . Showrunner Steven Moffat made the claim in a jokey response to a fan's query in the new issue of Doctor Who Magazin
Later in the episode, at the moment of River Song's death (one of them, anyway), the Doctor tells River, "There's only one reason I would ever tell anyone my name. There's only one time I could." For a time, the presumption was that the Doctor could only speak their name when they're getting married
Amy is really struggling with killing Madame Kovarian and the Doctor's death, so River confesses that she knows that the Doctor is alive . Turns out when the Doctor leaned in and told her his name, he actually told her to look in his ey
The Doctor tells her that he will marry her if she lives and she tells him that he should ask her parents and indicates Amy and Rory. The Doctor points out that Mels is short for Melody and Amy says that she and Rory named their daughter for Mel
River expresses her anger about wanting to slap him for his smugness . Amy asks her how she can be okay with the Doctor dying, and River explains that everyone dies eventually and that neither the Doctor's death nor her own frighten her, as there is a worse day coming for her.
"She learned the Doctor's name when the doctor last saw her ". No, false. She never says when she learned his name. Rather, it is the (10th) Doctor himself who says that "there's only one situation where I would tell someone my name
Sacrifice - also in the episode "Let's Kill Hitler", River gave up her remaining TEN incarnations to effectively bring The Doctor back to lif
In Let's Kill Hitler, When River first meets the doctor, his last request before he dies is for Mels to deliver a whispered message to River. On The Wedding of River Song he whispers, "Look into my eye." and then lies and says that he just told her his nam
However, he was definitely reluctant to stay around her for longer than he had to, which explains why he was still so awkward about their reunion in The Time of Angels. But even if we didn't look at the expanded universe, there are subtle clues that point to River meeting Ten more than once